North Pointe Ballet presents ‘The Nutcracker’ at Lorain Palace Theater

“The Nutcracker” Christmas classic graces the stage at 7 p.m. Dec. 13-14 and 2 p.m. Dec. 15 at the Lorain Palace Theater at 617 Broadway Ave. in Lorain. The show includes 20 adult professional dancers, and about 50 student performers. Tickets cost $20 and $24. At a sensory friendly show at 2 p.m. Dec. 14, tickets cost $15. Loud and jarring sounds and flashing lights … Continue reading North Pointe Ballet presents ‘The Nutcracker’ at Lorain Palace Theater

Playhouse Square welcoming ‘Hamilton’ back for second big Cleveland stint

This is a real #ICYMI at this point, but, in case you missed it, “Hamilton” is returning to Cleveland. Playhouse Square recently announced a six-week engagement that will take over downtown for the first half of fall. A Huntington Featured Performance, “Hamilton” will play Sept. 22 through Nov. 1. “My absolute favorite question that people ask me is will ‘Hamilton’ ever come back?” says Gina … Continue reading Playhouse Square welcoming ‘Hamilton’ back for second big Cleveland stint

After summer departs, ‘SUMMER’ arrives at Playhouse Square to start Broadway Series

Sure, we need to experience “The Lion King” once again first — that enduring musical is about to set up shop at Playhouse Square for about a month — but the launching of the next big season of Broadway shows in the theater district is right around the corner. In fact, tickets have just gone on sale for “SUMMER: The Donna Summer Musical,” which opens … Continue reading After summer departs, ‘SUMMER’ arrives at Playhouse Square to start Broadway Series

‘We Will Rock You’ will rock Lorain Palace with music of Queen

Given the success of the film “Bohemian Rhapsody” last year, if you held the rights to a musical based on the beloved music of Queen, you’d be putting it everywhere you could these days, right? And, so, “We Will Rock You” now has a date — Nov. 20 — for a performance at the Lorain Palace Theater. Since 2002, according to a news release from … Continue reading ‘We Will Rock You’ will rock Lorain Palace with music of Queen

Rabbit Run Theater dresses in ‘Forever Plaid’ to start its season

In eastern Lake County, one of those signs that summer is here is a new season at Madison Township’s Rabbit Run Theater. The theater, run by the Madison-based, nonprofit Rabbit Run Community Arts Association, is one of the few barn theaters still in operation, states a news release from RRCAA. It will host the enduring musical “Forever Plaid” May 31 through June 15. “Forever Plaid” … Continue reading Rabbit Run Theater dresses in ‘Forever Plaid’ to start its season